A School Outing

Una gita scolastica (internationally released as A School Outing) is a 1983 Italian comedy-drama film written and directed by Pupi Avati. It entered the 40° Venice Film Festival. The film won the Nastro d'Argento Awards for Best Director, Best Score, Best Actor, Best New Actress and Best Original Script.[1]

A School Outing
Italian theatrical release poster by Enzo Sciotti
Directed byPupi Avati
Written byPupi Avati
Antonio Avati
StarringGiancarlo Torri
Tiziana Pini
Carlo Delle Piane
Music byRiz Ortolani
CinematographyPasquale Rachini
Edited byAmedeo Salfa
Release date
  • 1983 (1983)


An old lady recalls the most beautiful memory of her life: a school trip from Bologna to Florence, through the Apennines, on the eve of graduation exam in the early twentieth century. The thirty boys are accompanied by the teacher of letters and drawing. The latter will have an love affair with one of the pupils. But the professor, in love with her, will defend her from scandal.


See also


  1. Simone Isola. Pupi Avati: il nascondiglio dei generi. Sovera Edizioni, 2007.

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